Omaha Economic Development Corporation
Job Title: Property Maintenance & Construction Manager
Reports To: Vice President and Operations Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Provides management of professional, technical, and managerial work in planning, coordinating, developing, and managing the construction/renovation of small/medium commercial/residential projects developed by OEDC. Duties involve preparation of construction cost estimates, coordination with contractors, working with project architect and engineers, preparation of progress reports, preparing and monitoring construction schedules, as well as assisting in planning/ implementation of OEDC real estate developments. Work also involves coordinating and assisting in planning/development of new commercial/residential real estate developments to include preparing project budgets and project schedules. The incumbent receives broad directives from the OEDC Chief Executive Officer, but is primarily expected to manage the work activities with minimal supervision and will require hands-on capability. Considerable initiative and independent judgment is necessary in planning, coordinating, and directing daily operations and activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Evaluates specifications to plan procedures, starting and completion times, and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.
Manages the planning and implementation of new construction and rehabilitation projects sponsored by OEDC, which includes cost estimates, project management, scheduling, field inspection, participation in site meetings, budgeting, project loan packaging, coordinating contractors, and working with the project architect.
Serves as the lead contact for construction contractors and project architects.
Manages all building construction maintenance for all of OEDC’s properties.
Ensures that all buildings are secure and is the primary contact with the agency’s security company.
Provides maintenance analysis for the long-term maintenance needs for building and construction.
Negotiates for professional services, including preparation of request for proposal (RFP) and assists project management team to help guide OEDC redevelopment activities on a project by project basis.
Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports.
Assists in the preparation and implementation of short- and long-term goals and objectives associated with OEDC’s redevelopment and construction activities.
Completes regular project inspections to make certain of adherence to construction documents and scheduling.
Manages projects, inspection, and change orders. Signs off on project completion, obtains Lien Waivers, Certificates of Substantial Completion, approves draw requests and final payments. Implements worksite safety measures for projects in which OEDC is the general contractor.
Prepares annual budget for construction and rehabilitation projects planned for the year. Includes estimated cost and any equity investment required by OEDC.
Completes other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree in construction management with seven (7) years’ experience in construction management preferred. Experience in commercial property management development is also preferred; or, an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate with all levels of people, ranging from low income citizens to top level positions in partner organizations. Must be able to effectively interface with a variety of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
North Omaha Non-Profit